Kalakuta Republic

Kalakuta Republic

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by Chris Abani, Chris Abani
     
 

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Kalakuta Republic is a powerful collection of poems detailing the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and others at the hands of Nigeria's military regime in the late 1980s. Abani's poems are dedicated to those who shared in but did not live through the suffering. In them he describes the characters that people this dark world, from the prison inmates to their… See more details below

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Kalakuta Republic is a powerful collection of poems detailing the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and others at the hands of Nigeria's military regime in the late 1980s. Abani's poems are dedicated to those who shared in but did not live through the suffering. In them he describes the characters that people this dark world, from the prison inmates to their torturers, the generals. Kalakuta Republic is based on his experience as political prisoner between 1985 and 1991.

Author Biography: Chris Abani was imprisoned after the publication of his first novel.

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ISBN-13:
9780863563225
Publisher:
Saqi Books
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
1,201,989
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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